Anxhela Peristeri to Represent Albania at Eurovision 2021

The first Eurovision national final of the 2021 season has taken place, with Albania the first nation to select their competing entry. Festivali i Këngës took place in December, featuring two Semi-Finals and the Grand Final. All 26 competing acts performed in both Semi-Finals, with the artists performing their competing entries in the first Semi-Final,…

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Albania: Festivali i Këngës Line-Up Revealed

Albanian broadcaster RTSH have now published the list of competing artists and songs for this year’s Festivali i Këngës, with the winner to represent Albania at Eurovision in 2021. This year marks the 59th edition of Festivali i Këngës, which has doubled as the Eurovision selection since Albania’s debut at the contest in 2004. The…

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Top 5 National Final Songs of 2020

We grew such love for the Eurovision class of 2020, and even more so when the contest was unfortunately cancelled this year. Even though Eurovision was cancelled, we had another entertaining National Final season, where we saw a number of fan favourites miss out on the top spot. As the title suggests, we have five…

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Arilena Ara to Represent Albania at Eurovision 2020!

Festivali i Këngës 58 has now concluded, following two semi-finals earlier in the week. A total of 12 finalists performed their songs again, with a jury selecting the winner of the competition. Here are the finalists: Valon Shehu – Kutia e Pandorës Sara Bajraktari – Ajër Robert Berisha – Ajo Nuk Është Unë Tiri Gjoci – Me Gotën Bosh…

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Festivali i Këngës Semi-Final Results: Here are the Finalists!

The two semi-finals of Festivali i Këngës have now taken place, with 12 finalists selected from across both semi-finals. The winner of the contest will be decided on the 22nd of December. The first semi-final of the Albanian selection took place on the 19th, with the first 10 artists performing their potential Eurovision entries. An…

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Albania: Festivali i Këngës Songs Released

Back in October, Albanian broadcaster RTSH released the names of the participants for the upcoming edition of Festivali i Këngës. With just over a week until the competition begins, the broadcaster has now released the competing entries. Listen to the competing entries by clicking on the song titles: Albërije Hadërgjonaj — “Ku ta gjej dikë ta…

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Albania: Festivali i Këngës Participants Revealed

Albanian broadcaster RTSH have now released the names of the artists who will be competing in the upcoming edition of Festivali i Këngës. A total of 20 artists will be competing in the selection. Since their debut at Eurovision in 2004, Albania has used Festivali i Këngës as their selection format. This year will mark…

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Albania: Submission Period begins for Festivali i Këngës 58

Albanian broadcaster RTSH has opened the submission period for the next edition of Festivali i Këngës, which will be the 58th edition of the song festival. Artists and Songwriters are invited to submit their entries for the competition, which since 2004 has been used to determine the Albanian Eurovision representative. The broadcaster has not yet…

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Jonida Maliqi to Represent Albania at Eurovision 2019!

Last night, the Albanian national selection Festivali i Këngës took place, where 14 artists performed their entries in the hopes of not only winning the contest, but also to represent Albania at Eurovision in 2019. Over the previous two nights, a total of 22 artists performed their entries during two semi-finals. In the first semi-final,…

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Eurovision 2019: Albania Decides Tonight!

Over the last two nights, the semi-finals of Albania’s Eurovision national selection, Festivali i Këngës have taken place with the final to be held tonight. A total of 22 artists performed their entries on both nights, on the first night the artists performed alongside the RTSH Symphonic Orchestra as has been done in previous contests…

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